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Updated October 10, 2019

Chinese Lantern Festival, through Oct. 20, Boerner Botanical Gardens , 9400 Boerner Drive , Hales Corners. The event will run 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. The magical glow of 40 larger-than-life sculptural lantern displays will illuminate the renowned 9 acres. For more info, visit

Wisconsin Feargrounds, 7 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. each Friday and Saturday in October,  plus Sunday, Oct. 20 and Thursday, Oct. 24, Waukesha Expo Center grounds, 1000 Northview Road, Waukesha. $20.

Dousman Farmers Market, 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday, last day of season, Village Hall Parking lot, 118 S. Main St. , Dousman.

West Bend Farmers Market, 7:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturdays through Oct. 26, downtown West Bend . Over 80 vendors offering fresh veggies, plants, cheese, eggs, fruit, bakery, flowers, honey, jams, wool and more.

Brookfield Farmers Market, 7:30 a.m. to noon Saturdays through October, 2000 N. Calhoun Road , Brookfield .

Delafield Farmers Market, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays through Oct. 26, downtown Delafield.

Waukesha Farmers Market, 8 a.m. to noon, Saturdays through Oct. 26, Waukesha State Bank parking lot, Corner of Madison Street and St. Paul Avenue.

New Berlin Farmers Market, 8 a.m. to noon Saturdays through Oct. 26, Sanfelippo’s City Center Market, 15055 W. National Ave., New Berlin.

Oconomowoc Farmers Market, 8 a.m. to noon Saturdays through Oct. 26, First Bank Financial Center , 155 E. Wisconsin Ave. , Oconomowoc.

Ladies Night Out, 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Friday, downtown Delafield. Hundreds of ladies grab their girlfriends and head out for a fun night on the town. At 8:30 p.m. head back to the lower level of Revere ’s for drink and appetizer specials along with basket raffles.

Historical Bottle and Advertising Show, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Waukesha County Expo Center, 1000 Northview Road, Waukesha. $5.

The Elm Grove Woman’s Club, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Elm Grove Woman’s Club, 13885 Watertown Plank Road, Elm Grove.

Halloween at the Haunted Inn, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Oct. 12, Dousman Stagecoach Inn, 1075 Pilgrim Parkway, Brookfield. $6.

Fall Fest, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, downtown West Bend . Downtown business trick-or-treating, free kids activities, pumpkin bowling and more.

Waukesha County Veterans Resource Fair, noon to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Waukesha County Expo Center, 1000 Northview Road, Waukesha. Resources include: federal benefits, state benefits, local resources, assistance with VA health care enrollment, education assistance, state veterans homes, home health care long-term care agencies, connect with federal legislators, legal assistance, free haircut, free flu shot and much more. 262-548-7732,

Howl-O-Ween, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 18, Retzer Nature Center, S14-W28167 Madison St., Town of Genesee. $15. Recommended for families with children under 10.

2019 Fall Quilt Show: Harvest of Quilts at the Fairgrounds, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 18 and Oct. 19, Ozaukee County Fairgrounds, W67-N866 Washington Ave. , Cedarburg. This year’s quilt show will feature more than 100 quilts made by members highlighting both traditional and modern techniques/styles. Attendees will also receive discounted admission to the  Wisconsin Quilt Museum . $5.

Just Between Friends Waukesha, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Oct. 18, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 19, Waukesha County Expo Center, 1000 Northview Road, Waukesha. Attendees have the opportunity to shop from thousands of children and maternity items at 50-90% Off Retail. Items include baby equipment, strollers, baby gear, swings, books, clothes, shoes, toys, and much more.

Craft Fair, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 18 and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 19, Cornerstone Church , N6-W31449 Alberta Drive , Town of Delafield . Silent auction, drawings for prizes, bakery sale and food concessions. Proceeds benefit Michael’s Helping Hands Foundation.

Fall Fair to Remember, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Oct. 18, and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 19, Washington County Fair Park and Conference Center, 3000 Highway PV, Town of Polk. Arts and crafts exhibitors, door prizes, 4-H concessions, free children’s face painting and balloon sculpting by Jer Bear. 262-692-9488,

Annual Lapham Peak Fright Hike, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 18 and Oct. 19, W329-N846 Highway C, Town of Delafield . Walk over 1 mile of haunted trail. Musical entertainment by the bonfire.

Gothic History Tour, 6:30 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. Oct. 18 and Oct. 19, Cedarburg Cultural Center , W62-N546 Washington Ave. , Cedarburg. The 90-minute docent-led walking tours begin and end at the Cedarburg Cultural Center with stops at haunted sites in downtown Cedarburg’s National Historic District. $25.




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